The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 30 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 168 161 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.28% 6.71% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 7.27% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 127 79 152
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £41,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2180 2216 2086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.45% 92.41% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1602 1696
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 220 (68.97%) Windows
2 143 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 142 (44.51%) Linux
4 136 (42.63%) TCP/IP
5 123 (38.56%) Active Directory
6 94 (29.47%) Windows 7
7 79 (24.76%) HP
8 78 (24.45%) VMware
9 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 65 (20.38%) DV Cleared
11 64 (20.06%) UNIX
11 64 (20.06%) MS Excel
12 61 (19.12%) SC Cleared
13 57 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (16.93%) Red Hat
17 52 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 49 (15.36%) Firewall
18 49 (15.36%) Cisco
19 48 (15.05%) SCCM
20 47 (14.73%) SAN
21 46 (14.42%) SQL
22 43 (13.48%) Oracle
22 43 (13.48%) EMC NetWorker
23 42 (13.17%) ITIL
24 40 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
25 39 (12.23%) SQL Server
25 39 (12.23%) Performance Monitoring
26 38 (11.91%) Windows 8

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (8.46%) IIS
2 23 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 20 (6.27%) Apache
4 19 (5.96%) Lotus Domino
5 14 (4.39%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.82%) Lync
9 5 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.94%) nginx
10 3 (0.94%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.03%) MS Office
3 15 (4.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.90%) Office 365
2 13 (4.08%) SaaS
3 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 136 (42.63%) TCP/IP
2 49 (15.36%) Firewall
3 47 (14.73%) SAN
4 36 (11.29%) DNS
5 24 (7.52%) LAN
6 22 (6.90%) Internet
6 22 (6.90%) WAN
6 22 (6.90%) DHCP
7 15 (4.70%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (4.70%) NAS
7 15 (4.70%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (4.39%) BGP
9 13 (4.08%) Wireless
10 12 (3.76%) OSPF
11 9 (2.82%) RIP
11 9 (2.82%) MPLS
12 8 (2.51%) HSRP
12 8 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.19%) Junos
13 7 (2.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.90%) MySQL
3 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.63%) Subversion
2 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (6.90%) French Language
1 22 (6.90%) German Language
2 21 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.39%) Spanish Language
3 14 (4.39%) Finance
4 7 (2.19%) Marketing
5 4 (1.25%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
6 2 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.70%) Web Services
2 7 (2.19%) .NET
2 7 (2.19%) LAMP
3 5 (1.57%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.25%) Servlets
5 3 (0.94%) MCollective
5 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) CSS
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) COM
6 2 (0.63%) Flash
6 2 (0.63%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.63%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (0.31%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.31%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.33%) Replication
5 15 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (3.45%) Clustering
7 7 (2.19%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.94%) PKI
9 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
10 1 (0.31%) iPad
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 220 (68.97%) Windows
2 142 (44.51%) Linux
3 94 (29.47%) Windows 7
4 64 (20.06%) UNIX
5 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (16.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (12.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (11.91%) Windows 8
9 37 (11.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (10.03%) CentOS
11 28 (8.78%) Debian
11 28 (8.78%) Ubuntu
12 27 (8.46%) Windows XP
13 23 (7.21%) Mac OS X
14 10 (3.13%) Solaris
15 9 (2.82%) SUSE
16 8 (2.51%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.94%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.17%) ITIL
2 39 (12.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 37 (11.60%) Configuration Management
4 21 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (5.96%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (5.33%) Capacity Management
7 12 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (2.82%) Network Management
9 8 (2.51%) Incident Management
9 8 (2.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (2.51%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.19%) Web Development
11 6 (1.88%) Service Delivery
11 6 (1.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (1.88%) Server Building
12 5 (1.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (1.57%) Test Scripting
13 4 (1.25%) Service Management
13 4 (1.25%) Time Management
13 4 (1.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.42%) SQL
2 28 (8.78%) Perl
3 26 (8.15%) Python
4 25 (7.84%) Java
5 23 (7.21%) Ruby
6 13 (4.08%) C
6 13 (4.08%) C++
6 13 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.76%) VB
8 7 (2.19%) VBScript
9 6 (1.88%) PHP
10 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.63%) C#
13 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 65 (20.38%) DV Cleared
3 61 (19.12%) SC Cleared
4 34 (10.66%) Degree
5 30 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (7.84%) MCSE
7 23 (7.21%) MCP
8 21 (6.58%) CISSP
9 19 (5.96%) CEH
10 18 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (3.76%) MCITP
11 12 (3.76%) A+ Certification
11 12 (3.76%) CCNA
12 11 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.88%) RHCE
13 6 (1.88%) MCSA
14 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.94%) CCIE
15 3 (0.94%) CCNP
16 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.33%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 123 (38.56%) Active Directory
2 57 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (2.82%) vSphere
6 8 (2.51%) XenApp
7 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.88%) KVM
9 3 (0.94%) qmail
9 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.94%) Squid
10 2 (0.63%) NDS
10 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (15.05%) SCCM
2 43 (13.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 24 (7.52%) WSUS
4 19 (5.96%) SCOM
5 18 (5.64%) HP SIM
6 8 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (2.19%) Nmap
8 5 (1.57%) Puppet
8 5 (1.57%) Nagios
9 3 (0.94%) collectd
9 3 (0.94%) logstash
9 3 (0.94%) Graphite
9 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.94%) Cacti
9 3 (0.94%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.31%) OPNET
Vendors
1 143 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 79 (24.76%) HP
3 78 (24.45%) VMware
4 54 (16.93%) Red Hat
5 49 (15.36%) Cisco
6 43 (13.48%) Oracle
7 28 (8.78%) EMC
8 24 (7.52%) Juniper
9 19 (5.96%) Sun
9 19 (5.96%) SolarWinds
10 18 (5.64%) ArcSight
10 18 (5.64%) Lumension
11 17 (5.33%) Symantec
11 17 (5.33%) Brocade
12 16 (5.02%) Citrix
13 15 (4.70%) StorageTek
14 12 (3.76%) Sybase
15 9 (2.82%) F5
15 9 (2.82%) Apple
15 9 (2.82%) Huawei
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